Tibor Gerstenbrein

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Tibor Gerstenbrein (born 2 August 1955) is a retired Hungarian high jumper.

Hungary Country in Central Europe

Hungary is a country in Central Europe. Spanning 93,030 square kilometres (35,920 sq mi) in the Carpathian Basin, it borders Slovakia to the north, Ukraine to the northeast, Austria to the northwest, Romania to the east, Serbia to the south, Croatia to the southwest, and Slovenia to the west. With about 10 million inhabitants, Hungary is a medium-sized member state of the European Union. The official language is Hungarian, which is the most widely spoken Uralic language in the world. Hungary's capital and its largest city and metropolis is Budapest. Other major urban areas include Debrecen, Szeged, Miskolc, Pécs and Győr.

High jump track and field event

The high jump is a track and field event in which competitors must jump unaided over a horizontal bar placed at measured heights without dislodging it. In its modern most practised format, a bar is placed between two standards with a crash mat for landing. In the modern era, athletes run towards the bar and use the Fosbury Flop method of jumping, leaping head first with their back to the bar. Since ancient times, competitors have introduced increasingly effective techniques to arrive at the current form.

He finished eighteenth at the 1981 European Indoor Championships, [1] and thirteenth at the 1983 European Indoor Championships. [2] He became Hungarian high jump champion both indoor and outdoor in 1982. [3] [4]

His personal bests in the event are 2.23 metres outdoors and 2.24 metres indoors, both set in Budapest in 1981. [5]

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References

  1. "1981 European Indoor Championships, men's high jump final". Die Leichtatletik-Statistik-Seite. Retrieved 26 February 2009.
  2. "1983 European Indoor Championships, men's high jump final". Die Leichtatletik-Statistik-Seite. Retrieved 26 February 2009.
  3. "Hungarian Championships". GBR Athletics. Athletics Weekly. Retrieved 26 February 2009.
  4. "Hungarian Indoor Championships". GBR Athletics. Athletics Weekly. Retrieved 26 February 2009.
  5. All-Athletics profile